Australian Defence Force personnel sent to Shepparton, Victoria manufacturer Med-Con to lift production of surgical masks have finished up.
Hospitality, event and medical supplier Clets Linen & Co has earned a contract to produce disposable isolation gowns for the National Medical Stockpile.
Our campaign to crowd source a new deal plan for manufacturing post Covid-19 moves onwards. Alex Kingsbury discusses how our advanced manufacturers have responded to necessity in the current crisis, and how we can encourage a flexible and sophisticated manufacturing sector into the future.
Drone engine manufacturer Orbital Corporation has signed a contract with defence contractor Northrop Grumman for the development of a hybrid propulsion system for a new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) The Perth company will develop a new engine combining an electric motor and OEC’s heavy fuel engine, to be used in a Northrop Grumman vertical take-off…
A new deal for manufacturing – SME experience shows we should look again at Australian made by Serena Ross
Our campaign to crowd source a new deal plan for manufacturing post Covid-19 turns to a SME manufacturer for a live case study. Today Serena Ross asks companies to look around at what is already made in Australia – a lot more than many think, so why not use that capability? Submissions to [email protected] For…
Defence, space and communications business Electro Optic Holdings has won contracts to supply its Cobra Maritime Satellite terminals (main picture) to four allied naval forces.
Wild Child Laboratories has received a $1.7 million order from the West Australian government for hospital hand sanitiser.
High-tech tracking and blockchain data is guarding Australia’s premium wine industry from fakes.
March crude steel production figures have highlighted the impact of the Covid-19 across the world, with production for the month down 6 per cent compared to 2019.
By James Riley When President Donald Trump invoked the Defense Production Act as a response to coronavirus in early April it provided a stark acknowledgement of supply-chain gaps not only in the United States, but within the supply chains of its good mate Australia as well. Through a frantic and co-ordinated period of action, both countries…